Coimbatore City Information
Name - Coimbatore
Other names of Coimbatore city - Kovai
Region of Coimbatore - Kongu Nadu in Tamil Nadu
Rivers of Coimbatore - Noyyal, Siruvani
Population of Coimbatore City - 930882 (As per 2001 census)
Recent estimated population of Coimbatore - 15 Lakhs
Mayor of Coimbatore City - R.Venkatachalam
Deputy Mayor of Coimbatore City - N.Karthik
STD Code of Coimbatore - 0422
Indian Railway code of Coimbatore -CBE
Location of Coimbatore City - West of Tamil Nadu, near the state of Kerala.
Hill stations of Coimbatore - OOty, Coonor, Valparai
Lake in Coimbatore City - Singanallur Lake, Kuruchi lake, Valankulam Lake, Krishnampatti lake, Muthannan Lake and Seevagasintamani Lake.
Male literacy Rate of Coimbatore - 81%
Female literacy Rate of Coimbatore - 74%
Popular cuisine brands and Resaurants of coimbatore city - Annapoorna, Sri Krishna Sweets, Angannan, Anandhas, Rayappas
Some of the suburban Towns of Coimbatore - Perur, Irugur, Thudiyalur, Sulur, Periyanayakkanpalayam, Karumathampatti.
No of Assembly seats in coimbatore city - 5 (Coimbatore East, Coimbatore West, Singanallur, Kavundamplayam)
Administration of Coimbatore City
The Administration range of Coimbatore City is Municipal Corporation as well as district Headquarters of Coimbatore district. The City has Mayor, Deputy Mayor and councillors elected by people representing administrative wards and a Corporation comissioner of Coimbatore to administer the City.
Transportation of Coimbatore City
Coimbatore city has an Peelamedu Airport is the Coimbatore Airport. Coimbatore is well connected to major Indian Cities as well as some International destination like Sharjah and Singapore by Air.
The Coimbatore Railway Junction is well connected to Major Indian Cities like Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai. Coimbatore Junction comes under the Salem division and Contributes 42.17% of its divisional income.
The 4 Coimbatore Busstands are in Gandhipuram bus stand, Singanallur bus stand, Ukkadam bus stand and Mettupalayam Road bus stand. Coimbatore is well connected through Road to all the South Indian cities.
Economy of Coimbatore City
Coimbatore city is a major textile and engineering hub of India.
Coimbatore city referred as the Manchester of South India.
Coimbatore has a large number of Small and Medium textile mills. It also has Central Research Institutes.
Coimbatore city is the second largest software producer in Tamil Nadu, next to Chennai.
Coimbatore is ranked at 17th place among the global outsourcing cities.
Some of the Major industries in Coimbatore City are Larsen and Turbo, Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd, Premier Instruments & Control Limited, ELGI, Shanti Gears, Roots industries, CRI pumps, Texmo Industries, Deccan Pumbs, KSB pumbs.
Coimbatore has more than 700 wet grinder manufacturering companies. Coimbatore is also called as Pump city of India.
Educational Institutions in Coimbtore
1. Government College of technology
2. PSG College of Technology
3. Coimbatore Institute of Technology
4. Coimbatore Medical College
5. TamilNadu College of Engineering
6. TamilNadu Agricultural University
7. Bharathiyar University
8. PSG Medical College
How to reach Marudhamalai
Maruthamalai Sri Subramaniya Swamy Temple is located from 13Km of North-West Coimbatore.
Perur Patteswarar Temple, Echanari Pillayar Temple and Vana BathraKali Amman temple are few other famous temple in Coimbatore City.